March 1993 Newsletter (5753:5)

A Messianic Look at Purim

A Messianic Look at Purim
March 1, 1993

(Adapted from an article by Mark Stover) The Jewish holiday of Purim entails an atmosphere of merriment. Plays called Purimspiels enact the story of the book of Esther. Young Jewish girls participate in Queen Esther beauty pageants. During the plays and at the synagogue readings of the Megillah (Scroll of Esther), children drown out every […]

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Some Plant, Some Water…
Author: Steve Cohen

Sometimes we find them—sometimes they find us! As evangelists, we Jews for Jesus don’t wait for inquirers to come to us. We are always busy exploring every possible way to find those who might be interested in knowing more about Messiah Jesus. Our outreach efforts include activities such as tract distribution, street drama, parades, testimonies, […]

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Brought by a Friend
Author: Mark Landrum

Sometimes we find them—sometimes they find us! As evangelists, we Jews for Jesus don’t wait for inquirers to come to us. We are always busy exploring every possible way to find those who might be interested in knowing more about Messiah Jesus. Our outreach efforts include activities such as tract distribution, street drama, parades, testimonies, […]

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She Came to Church to Hear Me

Sometimes we find them—sometimes they find us! As evangelists, we Jews for Jesus don’t wait for inquirers to come to us. We are always busy exploring every possible way to find those who might be interested in knowing more about Messiah Jesus. Our outreach efforts include activities such as tract distribution, street drama, parades, testimonies, […]

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My Search for Truth

At the age of 33 I was a Jewish physician living in Little Rock, Arkansas. I had finished my medical oncology training at M.D. Anderson Tumor Institute, Houston, Texas, and was already board certified. I had been in private practice in medical oncology for more than three years, and my practice was successful beyond my […]

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The Mystery of the Megilla

Facts about Purim

FACT 1: The Jewish holiday of Purim commemorates Esther’s and Mordecai’s defeat of Haman’s plot to annihilate the Jews of ancient Persia. FACT 2: Purim derives its name from the fact that Haman cast lots (purim) to determine the most propitious date for implementing his planned genocide. FACT 3: The holiday is celebrated on the […]

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Have You Come to the Kingdom for Such a Moment?
Author: Moishe Rosen

Someone once said, Everyone gets to be a celebrity for at least 15 minutes in his or her lifetime.” I cannot recall who said that, but it sounds reasonable if you take into account limelight occasions like birthdays, baptisms, christenings, bar mitzvahs and weddings. Nevertheless, what about those whose lives may not include such celebrated […]

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